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've got to give them a reason to vote for us. >> reporter: with less than 60 days, democrats are feeling the republican wave cresting and are pulling out the big guns. former president clinton is on the trail and soon, michelle obama will be campaigning. democrats are ready to pull money from house incumbents likely to lose, concentrating instead on those who still have a chance to win. >> this is the time when you got to do the hard math, look at the numbers. either you're making the cut or you're not. >> reporter: the news is not good for democrats. the the latest poll shows a gap of 49% to 53%. 6 points that people, voters really would rather go for the republicans than the democrats. david? >> david kerley starting us off on this labor day morning. david, thank you. >> for much more on the issue on every american's mind, jobs, we're going to turn this morning to the secretary of labor hilda solis. madam secretary, good morning to you. thanks for joining us. >> good morning. it's good to be with you. >> i wanted to start with the president, we know in wisconsin this morning and going
6:01. thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. homicide investigators today plan to search a pittsburg landfill for a fourth straight day hoping to turn up clues or locate the remains of a hercules man believed to be one of five victims at the hands of a single bay area man. thomas is live at the landfill with the latest. >> good morning. took investigators about a week to figure out that this might be the place where they'd find frederick sales body. they've been searching for it, the remains of frederick for the past three days and a couple hours they begin the search again. the keller canyon landfill is where investigators will continue to search for 35-year-old frederick sales who has been missing since august 26. his whereabouts led police investigators here to pits berg, the canyon landfill. investigators are combed through 3,000 tons of trash, garbage and debris looking for sales' remains. the search has not turned up any new clues. >> unfortunately all the effort they've put in the last couple days they have yielded no results. they're going to continue un
-acre area. they just told us that is expected to take another two to three more days. looking for a need until a haystack doesn't even begin to describe the task before this team of 20 searchers. this is a grisly hunt for a clue in a landfill. >> at this time they are going through 3,000 tons of debris. >> reporter: the search mirrors the same tedious process that has taken place at the landfill for three days now. an excavator collects debris one bucket at a time, and by hand, volunteers and members of the hercules police department sift through the trash, hoping that something, anything, leads them to fed rick solis' well-s. >> all the efforts have yielded no results. >> reporter: the 35-year-old hasn't been seen since august 26th, and authorities fear he could be the fifth victim in a string of murders at the hands of if valdemore. police say in a fit of jealousy, valid more likely killed sales' father and tran's girlfriend. and investigators believe valdemore suspect thread hey have been a romantic relationship between the father or son and tran. police say valdemore could also be co
million a year. the money would be used to help cover expenses linked to alcohol bows. the alcohol and hospitality business opposes the fee, saying it would hurt business and kill jobs. >>> it remained unclear, san francisco based kraig list has any plans to restore adult service ads ads to hit webs. they shut down the six section friday night. the move comes just over a week after 17 state attorneys general wrote a letter to craigslist demanding that it remove the section. >> from one perspective you can enter prepare the as asucceeding -- acceding to the demands of attorneys general, calling on craigslist to take this down. but on the other hand, the fact they put in black letters the word "censor" indicates they might be defiant. >> alan: law enforcement accused craigslist of not doing enough to deter prostitution and halt child trafficking. craigslist has refused requests for comments. >>> the california supreme court will consider the legality of those friday furloughs this week. the court will hear arguments on wednesday on three lawsuits filed by thousands of workers who wer
it may get kind of expensive. 5:01 this labor day monday. thank you for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen. topping our news, investigators will labor away for a fourth day at a pittsburgh landfill hoping to find a missing hercules man. abc 7's thomas roman is live at the landfill with the latest. >> in just about three hours homicide investigators will be combing through tons of trash and garbage here at the keller canyon landfill looking for the remains of 35-year-old frederick sales. he's the man police believe is the fifth victim in the string of murders that began last week, murders that police believe were started by motivated jealousy. investigators hope that following a lead to this pittsburgh landfill would provide them with a clue to 35-year-old frederick sales' whereabouts. eats been missing since august 26. after going through more than 3,000 tons of trash and dedegree the past three days, investigators are come up empty. >> unfortunately all the effort that they've put in for the last couple days, they have yielded no results. >> police believe sales could be the fif
oats can lp lower cholesterol. bee happy. bee healthy. ♪ ♪ >>> president obama will use this labor day to announce a massive new investment aimed at create being jobs. his latest stimulus plan comes at a critical time with u.s. unemployment hovering near 10% and a midterm election in two months. t. j. winick reports. >> the white house claimed it's using this labor day to put americans back to work. the president's critics abound when it comes to his handling of the economy. >> obama has not articulated a physical lose if i. >> he planses to get specific. 150,000 miles of road, a navigation system to cut down on travel time and delay. ohio the president will announce tax write-offs for business research costs expected to equal $100 billion. >> the last eight months we've added about 90,000 private sector jobs each month. seeing growth in certain sectors, construction, mining industry, healthcare and other areas. >> all of the programs announced this week are not expected to bring the unemployment rate below 9.6% before election day. john mccain believes his initiatives are a case of to
is joining us now from washington. >> reporter: rob and mike, good morning to you. here we are the unofficial end to summer, the unofficial beginning to the election season. president obama will begin today in wisconsin, unveiling a plan toe invest more on the infrastructure to help the economy. president obama once predicted a summer of recovery. but on this labor day, with unemployment hovering around 9.6% -- >> jobs are being created, they're just not being created as fast as they need to. >> reporter: -- the president is preparing to pitch a new economic plan, the administration confirms this week, mr. obama will call to extend and expand research tax credits which allows businesses to write off development costs. and he may endorse a payroll tax holiday. >> i think that could be effective and be helpful in the next 6, 12 months, when the recovery really needs it. i think that would be a boost to the economy. >> reporter: the administration says this is not a stimulus package. republicans say it's a sign of political flailing. >> we always like to see a death bed conversion, but the fact
the fee would earn san francisco about $16 million a year. the money would be used to help cover expenses linked to alcohol abuse. the alcohol hospitality business oppose had the fee -- opposes the fee saying it would hurt business and kill jobs. >>> looks like the ceo fired from hp is about to land on his feet. how mark herd could be working at yet another bay area company thanks to some help from a friend. and then this -- >> we are on the right path. >> economic follow sees have failed. >> the debate heats up over what should be done to physical the economy. and the burning man festival is winding down tonight. >> and hi, everyone. i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. it was a nice, mild day today. a little warmer. it is still warm right now with parts of the bay area still in the 70s. more heat for us tomorrow. you can see >> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >>> flooding is the latest concern as new zealand struggles to recover from saturday's 7.1 earthquake. the powerful earthquake destroyed at least 500 buildings. in christ church the mayor extended a stay of
bride celebration returned ending a six-year absence. >> thank you for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. topping our news, police say they'll return to a pittsburgh landfill this morning for a fourth day of searching. they're looking for this man, frederick salas. they believe he could be the fifth victim in a string of bizarre murders, possibly at the hands of one man. as cecilia vega reports, the search turned upping in. >> this landfill was supposed to be the biggest lead for investigators searching for salas. after sifting through 3,000 tons of debris in the landfill, there still are no new clues. >> unfortunately all the effort they've put in, they have yielded no results. >> it was a result of a week-long investigation that led searchers to the keller canyon landfill in the first place. valdamora worked at this park. unless something turns up soon, it could be back to square one. >> they're going to continue until they have come to the end, until they have found something or completed a search of the entire area. >> they fear salas could be the fifth victim in the st
consultant, fired 1,000 people and streamlined production. they used to make 13,000 different pieces. now they make just 6,000. >> the lady over there is actually filling in the last packs -- >> reporter: they sold legoland to a company that actually knows how to run a theme park. popular lines, many of them aimed at girls, were discontinued. >> when we were struggling i was thinking, geez, i don't know where the lego brick is part of a future. >> reporter: he figured even in an age of tv and video games kids still want to play with their hands. lego has moved away from the purer, simpler lego i remember from my youth. ♪ >> reporter: these days lego men carry guns. there's more fighting and it seems, more instructions. >> you can build the high-tech lego agent's car. >> reporter: while i felt that lego let my imagination run wild -- >> it's in your hands to help indiana jones solve the great mystery. >> reporter: now kids are told how to create an indiana jones fight scene. by doing that you are imposing some limits or directions on the child's creative play. >> i don't think it limits
, was pulled up from the sea floor. this is a huge clue that could tell us what caused america's worst environmental disaster. here's matt gutman. >> reporter: like some mangled creature raised from the deep, this million-pound mass of steel could tell the story of what went wrong on april 20th and who is to blame for the worst spill in u.s. history and the deaths of 11 men. >> bringing this to a conclusion for the investigation to move forward for the families is a major, major thing for the memories of them 11 men. >> reporter: the busted blow-out preventer, or b.o.p., is such a key piece of evidence that the fbi documented every step of its slow rise to the surface and agents will remain with it even as it's hauled to an ultra secure nasa installation. forensic teams from a half dozen government agencies will scrutinize every inch of it. >> what they'll be looking for is why the sort of last-ditch stop gap measure didn't work. >> reporter: five stories high, the b.o.p. was a series of valves and ramps designed to slam shut in the event of a leak. the last line of defense. but as we
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